Photograph of California Botanic Gardens, showing seedlings held by Dr. Merrill and others, [s.d.]. To the left, Dr. Merrill can be seen wearing a suit, tie, and glasses. In both hands he holds small clay pots packed with dirt. Small sticks emerge from the center of the dirt. To the right, another man also wearing a suit holds two small clay pots as well. Between the two men, a woman wearing a long coat is visible. The woman pours liquid from a beaker in her right hand into a glass held by her left hand. Back of photoprint reads "Photo by County Seat News Service. All Syndicated Rights Reserved".